Whether the Australian Real Estate Market is in a recession or a correction is a difficult question to answer emphatically, but firstly, the difference between the 2 terms is significant. A Recession is defined as: A recession is a significant decline in economic activity that goes on for more than a few months. It is [...]
Firstly, who IS Harry Dent? Harry Dent is a US Expert/Speaker who, these days, tracks real estate trends across the world. He visited Australia in March 2018, on a promotion tour for his recently published book, and stated “I do think real estate in Australia is going to go down 20-30-40-50%, depending on the city.” [...]
The successful business owner appears to have it all. In the garage is the latest high-powered luxury sports car; in the marina is your luxury yacht; in the airport hangar is your own private jet …… so, what’s next to symbolise status? Richard Branson nailed it when he bought his own island! Not just a [...]
When we furnish small spaces, we look for pieces of stylish furniture which will suit multiple functions. These might include a desk incorporated into a bed space in a child’s bedroom or a bed which folds up into the wall in a guest room. Some key features we look for are: Style – We [...]
Have you ever known someone who has moved into a brand new home, only to discover there is not enough storage? Undoubtedly, no one wants to have a home that is simply cupboard after cupboard after cupboard, but neither does anyone want a home filled with clutter. Grandma used to say, “A place for everything, [...]
In 2017, Melbourne was named the most liveable city by The Economist. This was the seventh year running!! It was particularly noteworthy as there was an increase in global liveability for the first time in ten years. So what does it mean to be The Most Liveable City? CRITERIA FOR THE [...]
Sit back, put your feet up and turn on the TV. There’s a show on ….. and you realise that you KNOW the property where it is set!! Have you ever wondered whether it would be a good idea to use your property as a location site for a movie or TV show? Or considered [...]
We saw quite a bit about Bitcoin, a digital cryptocurrency, in the news during the second half of last year. We are seeing property transactions in Australia being offered with this currency as well. This article takes a look at the relationship of them. History If you haven’t entered the world of cryptocurrency, it can [...]
Are You Sabotaging Your Property Portfolio Value when you react to the changing Political Landscape?
Grandma taught us never to discuss politics at the dinner table. Rightly so. It can be one of the most controversial and antagonistic topics. Whichever side of politics you subscribe to, or even if you are a-political, historically, elections and disruptions in our governing bodies can cause some disruption in the property transaction cycle. Local [...]
Are you taking a gamble when selling your property? How to reach a premium sale price for your home.
Selling a property, whether a new apartment in a recently completed development or a historical home that has passed its former glory, requires attention to a few key features to maximise the potential for the best price possible. In a market which has an abundance of buyers and a shortage of available properties for sale, [...]